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The massive, glaring, screaming lacuna in #Synod2018

Philadelphia’s Archbishop Charles Chaput, a participant in the 2018 Synod (“walking together”), has been interviewed by CatholicPhilly.com.
This quote struck me:
Q: What might the synod change in Church doctrine or in the interpretation of the doctrine?
CHAPUT: No synod has the authority … Continue reading

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Archbp. Chaput interviewed by The Pill – #sodoclericalism

The Tablet (aka The Bitter Pill aka RU-486) interviewed Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia.  At present, the Archbishop is involved in the Synod (“walking together”) on Youth in Rome.
He has some pointed comments about what faith both is and isn’t.  They … Continue reading

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Archbp. Chaput to #Synod2018 – no “LGBTQ” in any Church document

Some people are concerned that the 2018 Synod (“walking together”) on Youth will be rigged to create unheard of new openings toward the normalization of homosexual acts and homosexualist identity.
Today I read at the Catholic Herald, the UK’s best Catholic weekly, … Continue reading

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Archbp. Chaput of @ArchPhilly on upcoming Synod’s working document. Concerns.

Not only is there a new document out which changed the way the Synod (“walking together”) of Bishops runs, but a substantive supplemental document with more details (needed because the new document left things out) hasn’t yet been issued. The … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z assigns some worthwhile reading

At First Things there are two outstanding pieces to which I direct your attention.
Firstly, run, don’t walk, to read Martin Mosebach’s beautiful essay about “eternal Rome”.   The translator did a masterful job.  I read it yesterday on the airplane and I … Continue reading

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Excellent Letter for Lent from Archbp. Chaput of @ArchPhilly – Fr. Z rants, gives 3 points of advice about sin.

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia has issued a great letter on the threshold of Lent.
 
As I read it, the Archbishop’s reference to the history of the Church in German with the Nazi state and the 1933 , could be not … Continue reading

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Great column on German confusion by Archbp. Chaput of @ArchPhilly … auf Deutsch! “Liebe, Klarheit, und ihr Gegenteil”

The other day I posted about a terrific column by Archbp. Chaput of Philadelphia in their diocesan newspaper.
Wherein Archbp. Chaput wins the pastoral Super Bowl in @ArchPhilly
The Archbishop wrote about, among other things, the confusion being caused right now by … Continue reading

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Wherein Archbp. Chaput wins the pastoral Super Bowl in @ArchPhilly

Two items concerning Philadelphia’s Archbishop Charles Chaput have come across my scree in the last few hours.
First, today I received PDF (PDFs are clunky) of a column that that Archbp. Chaput wrote for their archdiocesan newspaper. In this column, the … Continue reading

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Archbp. Chaput responds to Jesuit Fr. Antonio “2+2=5” Spadaro and La Civiltà Cattolica

UPDATE:
One of you readers caught this and posted in the combox.
Comment:
To submit a reply to Archbishop Chaput’s column, the anti-spam quiz currently is “What is 2 plus 2?” Very shrewd. This will prevent Fr. Antonio “2+2=5” Spadaro from leaving a … Continue reading

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“Begone, symbolic construct!” – UPDATE

UPDATE 8 June: BELOW
Originally Published on: Jun 2, 2017 ___
A while back, the head of the Jesuits, their Superior General Fr. Arturo Sosa Ascobal, opined that we don’t know what the Lord taught because no one had a tape recorder. HERE … Continue reading

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A Lefty Jesuit (I know – tautology) v. Archbp. Chaput

UPDATE:
Radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt picked up on this and is tweeting about it.  @hughhewit
Follow me, while you’re at it. @fatherz
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I heard about something disturbing which happened recently.  It involves a Jesuit.  Big surprise, right?
Let me from the top … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Book recommendations as things fall apart

UPDATE:
Today I saw at First Things a review of three books along a common theme.  Guess which three books they were.
Here is an interesting point (for links to the books, scroll down):
All three of these books make reference to the decline … Continue reading

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Archbp. Chaput: a smaller Church of fewer believers rather than compromise orthodoxy

Every once in a while people opine about whether or not it would be good (and not just inevitable) to have a smaller, leaner, more faithful Church rather than one filled (mainly?) by mere cultural Catholics or CINOs. Benedict XVI … Continue reading

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What Archbp. Chaput really said about the Synod

This First Things piece is a must.  It has many good points, so I urge you also to visit First Things and explore their combox, once some discussion gets underway there as well.
 
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia spoke a prophetic … Continue reading

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Archbishop Chaput on Pope Francis

National Catholic Register has something from a speech I just heard during the Napa Institute meeting. It affirms something I have been saying.
Archbishop Chaput on Pope Francis: It would be a mistake to describe him as a “liberal”
Is Pope Francis … Continue reading

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